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Hiv And Contamination Ocd

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TERRIFIED, drug free virgin asks "does semen + dirt = HIV contamination?" Donation given

So I cut my hand on some glass and i bled quite a bit.I immediately wanted to sooth and moisturize the cut so I grabbed the vaseline petroleum jelly. TROUBLE IS,I dropped the open tin of vaseline onto some 'messed' underwear of mine (by...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're worried that your "all spunked up" tighty whities mixed with "whatever has been festering under (your) desk among the dust-mites and bacteria and turned (your) otherwise harmless jizz into some deathly AIDS soup... Read more »

Obsessively worried about contamination at the testing site

I went to get tested at a local HIV clinic. I had a right-hand finger prick test which was covered... Read more »

HIV and OCD

I am a 37 year old male who has has Obsessive-Compulsive disorder. My primary obsessions and... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Quantifying HIV-1 Transmission Due to Contaminated Injections

In order for control efforts to be prioritized, "assessments of the importance of different routes of HIV-1 (HIV) transmission are vital," the authors noted. However, the lack of consistent data and the great uncertainty regarding the risk of HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

European Union Suspends Roche HIV Drug Due to Toxic Contamination

In an announcement today, the European Commission said it had suspended Roche's license to market its HIV drug Viracept in the European Union. The drug was withdrawn from the market in June after Roche said some batches were contaminated with ethyl... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Iraqis Allegedly Infected With HIV in 1980s Through Contaminated Blood Products File Civil Lawsuit

Three groups in Iraq -- including about 35 Iraqis who allegedly contracted HIV through contaminated blood products in the 1980s -- have filed a civil lawsuit against the country's Ministry of Health and two companies that sold blood products, the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Investigation Into Claims That Polio Vaccine Contaminated With HIV Inconclusive, Nigerian Panel Says

A Nigerian panel on Tuesday said that its investigation into claims that a polio vaccine had been contaminated with HIV is inconclusive, Reuters reports ( Reuters , 2/24). In October 2003, the World Health Organization launched a project to... Read more »
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OCD, eye, and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Dear all,
I am 30 years old and suffer from OCD. Contamination fears and everything. Here is what happened last saturday. I was at a laundromat washing my clothes. I went to the bathroom and washed my hands.
I used a lot of soap because of my... Read more »

Contaminated Blood from redcross

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
UK Soldiers May Have Been Exposed to Contaminated Blood
Australia: Confronting Approach to HIV in Gay Community
Large Survey Reveals Sex Habits of Teens
New York Lawsuit: Hepatitis Patient Mistakenly Got HIV Medication
Maine: State Awarded $82,787... Read more »

GETTING INJECTED WITH A CONTAMINATED NEEDLE . HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went to donate blood on may 9. They had only 2 nurses and a receptionist at the front desk. Since there were 2 people before that were donating already, and only 2 nurses, the receptionist took my temperature, blood pressure and pulse and also... Read more »

OCD about HIV

Posted by preferanon, 5 Replies
I have OCD about having HIV, my girlfriends dad is away from home quite a lot and his family suspect him to be sleeping with quite a lot of prostitutes, therefore may have STDs including HIV, since then I have feared that (somehow) my girlfriend... Read more »